Dr. Avinash Gupta, a well-known Indian American cardiologist, was appointed a member of the Ocean County Board of Health at the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Ocean County in New Jersey on January 18, 2023.
Dr. Gupta is board certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Clinical Lipidology and has been in practice for almost three decades in Lakewood, New Jersey.
He also holds the prestigious title of Chief of Cardiology at Monmouth Medical Center and President of the Medical Staff at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus.
In a press release, he said he is looking forward to promoting public health in Ocean County.
Dr. Gupta has made numerous contributions to healthcare, including initiatives both in the local area and in India to promote vaccinations against COVID-19. He was recognized as an honoree at MMCSC Humanitarian Gala in October last year.
Also very active in community service, Dr. Gupta has served as President of the Monmouth Ocean County Association of Physicians from India (MOCAAPI) and Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA).
He is chairman of Shree Siddhivinayak Temple of USA, Indian Cultural & Community Center in Toms River, and was recently elected as Executive Vice President of the Federation of Indian Associations of NYNJCT.
Married to Dr. Geeta Gupta for more than 35 years, the couple has one son, Abhinav, who is currently in his surgical residency.